Honey Roasted Pears Recipe
Honey Roasted Pears Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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My family has passed down this recipe for generations. The elegant pears are simple to make and only require a few minutes of prep, but the results are sensational. —Jan Sokol, Overland Park, Kansas
Featured In: Pear Desserts
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium pears, peeled
  • 2 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Whipped cream

Directions

Core pears from bottom, leaving stems intact. Place in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with cardamom, sugar, cinnamon and cloves. In a small saucepan, combine water and honey; bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Pour over pears.
Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 45-55 minutes or until tender, basting every 15 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Honey Roasted Pears in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2011, p129

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 166 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 5g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 4 medium pears, peeled
  • 2 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Whipped cream
  1. Core pears from bottom, leaving stems intact. Place in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with cardamom, sugar, cinnamon and cloves. In a small saucepan, combine water and honey; bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Pour over pears.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 45-55 minutes or until tender, basting every 15 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Honey Roasted Pears in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2011, p129

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